Estonia, the small North Eastern European country is famous for its technological advancements1 and well-developed education system. Achieving gender equality in Estonia, however, has been more difficult than establishing an online voting system, launching Skype, or receiving the highest scores of PISA tests.2 Indeed, the numbers related to gender equality...

November, 27, Lisbon, Portugal Like many other careers, careers in academia are full of challenges that are often hard to overcome. Balancing research activities and teaching duties, the limited number of positions available, and the ever-fiercer competition to receive funding are just some examples of the difficulties faced. Women often account...

The European Research Area (ERA) aims at achieving: More effective national research systems Trans-national co-operation and competition Gender equality Optimal circulation, access to and transfer of scientific knowledge Open labour market for researchers In order to achieve an open labour market for researchers, an important document was published by the European Commission (EC) in 2005, namely the Charter for Researchers and...

Aim of the workshop The Charter for Researchers and the Code of Conduct for the Recruitment of Researchers  from the European Commission is key to the European Union policy to boost researchers´ careers and to achieve an open labour market for researchers.  We would like to analyze it with gender...

 It is with great shock and distress that we hear of our colleague from the University of Sabanci, Ayse Gül Altinay’s sentencing of 25 months in prison for ‘willingly and knowingly supporting a terrorist organisation as a non-member’ after her fourth judicial hearing. She is one...